Advertising Sales Executive - National Newspaper

London, South East England
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking grow your sales career?

Do you want to represent one of the most established and respected brands in the British Press?

Do you have a winning attitude and a competitive streak that will drive you to go the extra mile to exceed targets and progress your career?

The company

For over 150 years the organisation has been keeping Britain informed through the publication of quality broadsheet newspapers, ½ million copies sold daily.

Through a reputation built on quality they seek to attract, develop and invest in the best people available through world class training and mentorship

The Benefits

Starting salary from £21k - £24K depending on experience, plus market leading benefits as you would expect from such a respected brand, including:

Generous holiday allowance

Great pension scheme

Onsite gym, plus discount at many nation chains

Car leasing scheme

Cycle to work

Dental care

Golf society and choir

Onsite GP, physio and masseuse

Subsidised restaurant

Taste card membership

Funding for extra curricular courses and qualifications

The Role

A great first step in to the glamorous world of national advertising sales with a national daily and Sunday newspaper.

This role focuses on developing new clients in the travel industry.

It is hard work and involves researching the market, finding leads, developing prospects and ultimately closing deals.

Cold calling will be a large part of the role but you will have the confidence in knowing that you are repressing publications that everybody has hear of and you will be coached and mentored by some of the best people in the industry who will work with you to develop the skills needed to be successful.

The Person

  • The ideal candidate will be articulate, demonstrate excellent communication skills, drive, ambition and a willing to go the extra mile to achieve and exceed targets
  • Some sales experience is essential to be considered (min 6 months), this may be within recruitment, estate agency or a related B2B sales environment. Of course, if you have media sales experience this would be advantageous.
  • A keen interest in business, current affairs and the commercial world
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A professional and confident telephone manor
  • Good presenting skills


A fantastic opportunity for a great communicator who can articulate themselves to a high level and engage an audience, who is passionate about building a career with an established, successful company that will invest in you.